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life experience. when the taliban was there, he took refuge with his family. a younger boy at that time. for safety.o iran taliban wereheas th driven out, he came back and was accepted at the american university. taught himself as a matter of fact, how to read and how to right. he is now interviewing for a job as a sales manager at seimens and applying for a scholarship. there are four fullbright scholars at the american university in kabul. wanted me to say thanks to the american people. so this is as close as i will be able to come. ine education system afghanistan, not just higher education. universities, the number that was given to me is so i don'ttuitive use it. in terms of the lower grades before you get to colleges and universities, before the taliban was driven out to the been, 900,000ave boys in afghan schools ten or so.ago now 8 million students in schools. about 3 million of those are girls. none of whom could have been educated before we got there allies.r in 2001, under the taliban were 20,000 teachers, all male. now 200,000 teachers. 60,000 of whom are women. healthcare m
they are neighbors playing a dangerous game interfering to keep afghanistan unstable and still supporting the taliban and watch the president visit pakistan 20 times with little result. >> you're saying and actions you are not doing what you are saying, the action is not important, not the talking. >> reporter: in august afghan officials had high hopes the prime minister could improve the strained relationship. president karzai extended the trip to islamabad and promised to release taliban prisoners to restart the peace process. and he will ask about the second in command and reportedly released last month but still under tight pakistan supervision. >> it is luke warm if not warm. at the center of the problem, taliban is part of the military and if that has changed remains to be seen. >> reporter: they will ask for pakistan help to fight armed groups and keep the taliban from interrupting next year's election. karzai cannot run for elections and in 12 years he said there is no peace in afghanistan without pakistan but not clear if he can swayed pakistan to deliver that peace, jennifer glass in kobb
.s. claims that its drone program targets only taliban and al-qaeda operatives, a recent report shows that at least 19 civilians have been killed since january of 2012. >> there is part of a process, and as part of that process we make every effort to avoid these tragedies. >> the children's injuries have healed, but they can't escape their psychological stories. so they have traveled to washington to share their stories with congressmen. >> why do you want to come to washington and speak to the politicians on capital hills. >> i have seen obama say he will use drones on anyone who will cause harm to america. the reason i come here is to share the truth. >> i want justice, i don't know what to make of what happened to me and my family. and these drones should just come to an end. >> reporter: they hope to put pressure on the u.s. government to reevaluate its targeted killing program. kimberly halkett, al jazeera, washington. >>> the leaders of pakistan and afghanistan are meeting in london today. they are trying to breathe new life into the talks with the taliban there. the peace talk
,000 local feared by the taliban and because they are so directly homes.ted to their they are protecting their homes have become and are a major threat to taliban control and success. insurgency or the taliban is a resilient force. it shouldn't be underestimated. a long way to go in afghanistan in terms of it becoming truly a is freer ofch terror, but nonetheless, the pretty striking. there have been changes in the economy. in afghanistan. we drove across kabul to the university in afghanistan. i wish every american could go american university in afghanistan. there, if every american could go there, or if american could see what is happening just in that one across kabul to it, i believe it would change most americans about what we have accomplished theh our allies and with afghan security forces in afghanistan. the city now is full of cars, isere is traffic jams, there shops opening all over the place. people are in markets. drive -- we couldn't across kabul, they wouldn't let across kabul years before. it just simply was too dangerous. it is still a dangerous place, by the way. i don'
with the taliban. and jennifer glass reports from kobbel. >> reporter: afghans are suspicious of pakistan and say they are neighbors playing a dangerous game, interfering to keep afghanistan unstable and still supporting the taliban and watched the president karzai visit 20 times with little result. >> we say but actions you are not doing what you are saying. the action is not important, not the talking. >> reporter: in august afghan officials had high hopes new pakistan prime minister could improve the strained relationship. president karzai extended the trip to islamabad and promised to release prisoners to help restart the peace process. in london karzai is expected to ask about the taliban's former second in command and he was reportedly released last month but apparently still under tight pakistan supervision. >> the civilian government and islamabad the relationship is warm if not luke warm and the center of the problem with pakistan is the role of the military. whether that has changed or not remains to be seen. >> reporter: karzai will ask for pakistan's help to fight armed groups and k
his life experience. the taliban was there and took refuge with his family. younger boy at that time. as third -- soon as the taliban were dripping out he came back. as a matter fact, how to read and to write. now interviewing as a job as a .ales manager there are full fulbright scholars at the university in kabul. he wanted me to say thank you to the american people. this is as close as i could come. the education system and afghanistan. so many of them, the number given to them is counterintuitive. so i do not use it. in terms of the lower grades, before you get to colleges and universities, before the taliban was driven out, to the extent they have been, 900,000 boys. now a million students in school . 3 million of those are girls. none of those who could've been educated before we got there with our allies. were 20,000e teachers, all male. is now 200,000 teachers. 60,000 of whom are women. health care much improved. child mortality significantly down. afghan refugees who fled pakistan have returned home. how is it that 67% of the american people recent survey think that the afgha
program targets only al-qaeda and taliban operatives, a recent report by two prominent human rights groups reveals at least 19 civilians have been killed by u.s. drones since january, 2012. >> there's a process that goes into how these operations are chosen. as part that have process, we take every effort to limit these casualties. >> they say that isn't the case. the children's physical injuries have healed, but they can't escape the psychological scars. the drones still hover overhead. they have traveled to washington to share their story with u.s. lawmakers. it marks the first time in history members of congress will hear from drone survivors. >> why do you want to come to washington and speak to the politicians on capitol hill? >> i've seen and i've heard obama say with conviction on the screen he will use drones on anyone who is against america who wants to cause harm to america. the reason i have come here with my children is to share my story and to share the truth. >> i want justice. i don't know what to make of what happened to me and my family. the second big thing that i want to
-- villages of afghanistan. the most feared force are those 25,000 local police feared by the taliban. because they are so directly ed to the homes and they become a major threat to the taliban control and success. they are a resilient force and should not be underestimated. there's a long way to go in terms of becoming a country that .s freer from terror nonetheless, the changes are pretty striking. there have been changes in the economy in afghanistan. the bowl to the american university of afghanistan -- we drove across kabul. thesh everyone could go to american university just to visit it there. if every american could go there or just see what's happening in that one place or drive across wouldto it, i believe it change the view of most americans about what we have accomplished with our allies and with the afghan security forces .n afghanistan cars.ty now is full of we could not drive across. they would not let us drive across. it simply was too dangerous. it is still a dangerous place, by the way. i don't want to sound pollyanna here. i don't want to underestimate the difficulties. my ma
the taliban. >> you're saying but in actions you're not doing whatever you are saying. the action isn't important, not the real thing. >> in august afghan officials had high hopes new pakistan i prime minister nawaz, karzai is expected to ask about mulla baradar, second in command. he was apparently released last month but apparently still under tight pakistan pakistani superv. >> the relationship has been lukewarm if not warm. the center of the issue is the role of pakistan's military, whether that has changed or not remains to be seen. >> karzai will also ask for pakistan's help to fight rebel groups. karzai can't run in those elections. throughout his 12 years of power he has said there can be no peace in afghanistan without pakistan. it's unclear if he can go without pakistan to deliver that peace. jennifer glasse. >> simon mcgregor wood, are we expected to hear very much? >> well, i'm not sure that we're going ohear many bold proclamations at the ambitions of this little mini summit. it is the fourth time this trilateral grouping have come together. the last time was at february
about. -- the taliban. because they aren't so directly connected to their homes, they are protecting their homes and have become a major threat to the tell about -- to the taliban control and success. is insurgency of the taliban resilient and there's a long way to go in afghanistan in terms of becoming truly a country that is freer of terror. nonetheless, the changes are pretty striking. there have been changes in the economy in afghanistan. to thee across kabul american university in afghanistan. i wish every american could go to the american university. just to visit their -- if every american could go there , or if every american could see what is happening in that one place or drive across kabul t o it would change the view of most americans about what we our accomplished with allies and the afghan security forces in afghanistan. the city now is full of cars and traffic john's and the shops are opening all over the lice and people are in markets. kabul.d not drive across they would not let us drive across years before. it was simply too dangerous. it is still a dangerous place.
this afternoon. this afternoon is that's a u.s. drone strike killed the leader of the pakistani taliban today. it is a major blow to the group the day after the government started peace talk with the militants. the president getting a briefing gunmanshooting at lax, a armed with a semiautomatic rifle opened fire, killing a tsa transportation authority employee and three people. that report from the associated press. also, the american bar association held it national security conference. part of that discussion was focused on organized crime and how billions of dollars have been made trafficking in marijuana. here is a look. >> the problem has been created that organized crime particularly and latin american entries have made billions of dollars trafficking marijuana and other contraband, drugs and other contraband materials. i do not know how successful we would be and i would agree about the success that might or might not happen from legalizing marijuana. the example i would use is when alcohol was illegal in the united states, you did not have luckless and no stretch involved in any great
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